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Doris Keller Hosler papers

Identifier: 003-MS 235

Scope and Contents

1.4 linear ft. (2 boxes) ; 27 x 13 x 39 cm. or smaller.


  • 1918-2003


Conditions Governing Access

Archives and Special Collections of McNairy Library will reproduce Special Collections material to the extent that physical condition and copyright or other legal restrictions permit. Reproduction is available in the form of photocopies and digital images. All reproduction requests must be approved by a member of the professional staff. Decisions will take into account the type and condition of the binding, the brittleness of the paper, the size and the general size and fragility of the item.

Conditions Governing Use

Archives and Special Collections adheres to the provisions of the 1976 Copyright Act and amendments, and follows the minimum standards of educational fair use established under Section 107. In applying these standards, Archives and Special Collections will copy up to 10% of a copyrighted work if the copy is to be used for the purpose of private study, scholarship or research. The department will not copy for the purpose of public performance. Physical condition permitting, the department will copy more than 10% of a copyrighted work only with the written permission of the copyright holder. Multiple copies are not permitted under fair use. For authored works created since 1978, copyright lasts from the creation of the work until 70 years after the author's death. The expiration term for corporate, anonymous, or pseudonymous works is 95 years from publication or 120 years from creation, whichever occurs first. For works published before 1978, with a copyright notice, the maximum duration of copyright protection is 75 years. Works published before 1978 without a copyright notice are assumed to be in the public domain. Since March 1, 1989, a copyright notice is no longer necessary. Archives and Special Collections reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

Biographical or Historical Information

Doris Keller Hosler was born in Berwick, Pa., in 1921.  She earned  a bachelor's degree in business education from Bloomsburg University and a master's degree in library science from Drexel University before joining the Library Department at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.  During her twenty years with the Library, she served as instruction coordinator, spearheading the development of the library's bibliographic instruction program.  The Doris Keller Hosler Classroom is named in her honor.

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Photographs, certificates, articles, programs, greeting cards, diploma, and memorabilia dealing with the life and career of Doris Keller Hosler. ‡b Among the materials included are personal and family photographs of Doris Keller Hosler, photographs, a program, and speech notes related to the dedication of the Doris Keller Hosler Classroom at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, a program and photographs of the first induction ceremony for the Hobbs-Wickersham Society, Mrs. Hosler's emerita citation from Millersville University, and photographs of the faculty and staff of the Helen A. Ganser Library.

Technical Access Requirements

The processing fee for photocopying or scanning requests is $10.00/request. There is no charge for Millersville University students, faculty, or staff.

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Repository Details

Part of the Millersville University Special Collections Repository

9 North George Street
McNairy Library, PO Box 1002
Millersville University
Millersville 17551-302 US